” Obviously, you’re trying to peel through 20 centuries of theology, speculations, church doctrine and storytelling. I’m trying to get back to the absolute basic story of who was Jesus, what did he say, what was he teaching, and what did he do. “


” If you think about it, Jesus was this religious genius who grows up on the Silk Road, and so He’s getting from the West all these Greek ideas from Plato about body and soul. “


” Good and productive labor is valuable, and it doesn’t mean you have to have a fancy job description. You don’t have to become rich. You can be ordinary. Happiness lies there. Do good work, create good work for others. “


” A proper respect for nature means that you can’t pollute the air, poison the rivers and chop down the forests indiscriminately without suffering greatly. “


” When you think about ‘The Grapes of Wrath,’ it’s an American masterpiece, and a very long process goes into the making of such a book. “



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If you think about it, Jesus was this religious genius who grows up on the Silk Road, and so He


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